Kids

bookcover for Do you know Dewey_exploring the Dewey decimal system  By Brian P. Cleary

Reading Dewey Story Time

Wednesday, June 7, 2017, 10:30 am

Just the facts...   Using factual books, from the collection’s Dewey Decimal Classification, we will explore new topics each month to whet the inquisitive nature of wee ones.   
moana novel

Sing A-Long with MOANA!

 Join us at the Southeast Neighborhood Library as we sing along with MOANA in celebration of Asian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month on May 9 from 4 - 5:45 p.m.! Our microphone will be fired up and ready for our film-goers to croon out the tunes as they watch the Oscar-nominated movie...and yes, there will be popcorn!  
'Build a Better World' Graphic

Summer Reading Kick Off

Thursday, June 1, 2017, 4:00 pm

Join us for fun and festivities! Sign up for Summer Reading!  

Children's Writing Workshop

Do you know a child between the ages of 9 and 12 who likes to write? We invite young poets to show us their way with words! This month's children's writing workshop will focus on creating haikus. Students can enter their poems in the Haiku Contest to win prizes for the best haiku.
Music Time

Music Club!

Tuesday, May 30, 2017, 5:00 pm

Hey Kids! Do you enjoy listening to music? Would you like to know how songs are made, and how popular genres of music developed? Would meeting up-and-coming musicians be awesome? Come to the Francis A. Gregory Music Club and enjoy listening to popular music styles, while learning how to make your own groovy tunes, and meeting local musical artists! Ages 8-12. 
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

I Read That Movie

“The book is always better!”   Is it? Join us for I Read That Movie, a book-to-film club where each month we’ll read a different children’s novel, watch the film adaptation of that novel, and have a short discussion on differences, similarities, likes, dislikes, and whether or not the movie can ever be better than the book!  
Build a Better World

Summer Reading Kickoff

Saturday, June 3, 2017, 10:30 am

Come join us as we kickoff DCPL's 2017 Summer Reading Program - Theme: "Build a Better World" - with a special Family Fun Storytime at 10:30 a.m. in the Children's Room, followed by a craft and some LEGO playtime on the carpet! Register for Summer Reading, pick up your sign-up prize, and begin your challenge!
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Music and Movement Storytime

Come sing, tap and clap along during music and movement time for children ages birth to 5 and their caregivers. This is a limited-time program.
Coloring page with colored pencils

Family Crafts

Thursday, June 1, 2017, 1:30 pm

Coloring can be an incredibly cathartic activity; it's a simple, stress-free way to connect with one's creativity and relieve daily anxiety. Join us every Thursday at 1:30 p.m. and discover why this trend has taken off.  Coloring pages and materials will be provided. Recommended for all ages.
Balls of Yarn and Needles

Kid's Knitting Club

Looking to learn a valuable skill? Want to learn how to knit? Join us for our first meeting of the Kid’s Knitting Club! Visiting knitting teacher, Teri Huet will instruct participants on the basics of knitting, how to get started, and more. Topics and projects will change in the coming months. All supplies provided including needles and yarn. Parents and caretakers are encouraged to stay and participate with your children. For ages 8 & up. (Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by an adult.)

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